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Education at Aquinas College

Language Arts Endorsement

Language Arts (BX)
Certification/Endorsement Code: BX 
Michigan Subject Areas Test Code: 090
Programs: Elementary - Major or Minor, Endorsement 
 
This endorsement is also available at the graduate level for certified teachers either alone or as part of the M.A.T. degree program. See the M.A.T. Language Arts Endorsement page for more information.
 
Language Arts Major (36 credit hours)
Student must complete a minimum of 36 credits in Language Arts courses at Aquinas College.
Reading Cluster
EH 115 Understanding & Appreciating Literature (3 credit hours)
EH/EN 382 Children's Literature; Prereq: EN 201; (3 credit hours)
EH/EN 388 Teaching Young Adult Literature; Prereq: EN 201; (3 credit hours)
EN 441 Advanced Literacy Assessment & Intervention; Prereq: EN 442; (3 credit hours)
EN 455 Adolescent Literacy; Prereq: EN 442; (3 credit hours)
EN 463 Reading Internship; Prereq: All reading courses including EN 440 & EN 400; (3 credits)
 
Writing Cluster
EH 205 Advanced Composition (3 credits)
EN 400 Teaching Writing; Prereq: EN 201; (3 credit hours)
EH/EN 460 Teaching Creative Writing; Prereq; EN 201 (3 credit hours)
 
Speaking Cluster
CN 205 Public Speaking; Prereq; CN 101; (3 credit hours)
 
Listening Cluster
CN 206 Interpersonal Communication; Prereq; CN 101; (3 credit hours)
CN 300 Listening; Prereq; CN 101; (3 credit hours)
 
Language Arts Minor (27 credit hours)
Student must complete a minimum of 15 credits in Language Arts courses at Aquinas College.
Reading Cluster
EH 115 Understanding & Appreciating Literature (3 credit hours)
EH/EN 382 Children's Literature; Prereq: EN 201; (3 credit hours)
EH/EN 388 Teaching Young Adult Literature; Prereq: EN 201; (3 credit hours)
EN 441 Advanced Literacy Assessment & Intervention; Prereq: EN 442; (3 credit hours)
EN 455 Adolescent Literacy; Prereq: EN 442; (3 credit hours)
EN 463 Reading Internship; Prereq: All reading courses including EN 440 & EN 400; (3 credits)
 
Writing Cluster

EH 205 Advanced Composition (3 credits)
EN 400 Teaching Writing; Prereq: EN 201; (3 credit hours)
 
Speaking/Listening Cluster
CN 206 Interpersonal Communication; Prereq; CN 101; (3 credit hours)